Dodgers spoil Bochy’s going away party with a 9-0 shutout win

Photo credit: @Dodgers By Jeremy Kahn SAN FRANCISCO — On what was the last game of Bruce Bochys 25-year managerial career, it was not much of a game. The Los Angeles Dodgers dropped a five spot in the first inning on their way to a 9-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants before a selloutContinue reading “Dodgers spoil Bochy’s going away party with a 9-0 shutout win”

Giants fall victim to Dodgers in 9-2 loss

Photo credit: sfchronicle.com By Lewis Rubman Los Angeles: 9 | 9 | 2 San Francisco: 2 | 8 | 0 SAN FRANCISCO — The first order of business for the Giants this evening was the presentation of the Willie Mac Award to Kevin Pillar as the Giants player who best exemplifies the inspiration, character, andContinue reading “Giants fall victim to Dodgers in 9-2 loss”

Cueto looks dominant in season debut, Giants get past Pirates 5-4

Photo credit: sfexaminer.com By Jeremy Kahn SAN FRANCISCO — After missing over a year after Tommy John Surgery, Johnny Cueto looked phenomenal in his season debut. Cueto went the required five innings, allowing just one hit, walking just and striking out four and the San Francisco Giants defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-4 before a crowdContinue reading “Cueto looks dominant in season debut, Giants get past Pirates 5-4”

Thin Bullpen: Giants wilt in the ninth, Pirates win 6-4 in front of smallest crowd since 2010

By Morris Phillips SAN FRANCISCO — Kevin Newman maybe auditioning for a role as the Pirates’ leadoff man, but he maybe better suited as the team’s focal point. Newman knocked in a pair of runs in a four-run ninth inning and the Pirates shocked the Giants 6-4 on Monday night. The Pirates improved to 11-5Continue reading “Thin Bullpen: Giants wilt in the ninth, Pirates win 6-4 in front of smallest crowd since 2010”

Giants fall to Padres 5-3

Photo credit: @Padres By Lewis Rubman San Diego: 5 | 8 | 0 San Francisco: 3 | 8 | 0 SAN FRANCISCO — The 65-67 Giants opened a four-game series at Oracle Park hoping to inch back to the .500 mark against the lackluster Padres. San Diego sent rookie Chris Paddack, arguably their best starter,Continue reading “Giants fall to Padres 5-3”

A’s thwart Giants 9-5, split Bay Bridge Series

By Jerry Feitelberg The Oakland A’s, behind a superb performance by Homer Bailey, downed the San Francisco Giants 9-5. Bailey went seven innings and allowed two hits. He walked one and struck out seven to earn his tenth win of the season. The Giants starter Tyler Beede took the loss. The A’s were in cruiseContinue reading “A’s thwart Giants 9-5, split Bay Bridge Series”

Giants nip A’s 3-2, take Game 1 of Bay Bridge Series

Photo credit: @NBCSAthletics By Jerry Feitelberg SAN FRANCISCO–The Oakland A’s and the San Francisco Giants played a very entertaining game Tuesday night in the Battle of the Bay. The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner was on the top of his game as he went seven innings and allowed just two hits. The only mistake he made wasContinue reading “Giants nip A’s 3-2, take Game 1 of Bay Bridge Series”

MadBum stifles Phillies 5-0

Photo credit: @McCoveyChron By Jeremy Harness SAN FRANCISCO — After three straight days of famine at the plate in front of their faithful home fans, the Giants on Thursday returned to the feast that had been their calling card during their major resurgence following the All-Star break. The bats were shut down by the WashingtonContinue reading “MadBum stifles Phillies 5-0”

San Francisco Giants podcast with Michael Duca: Giants have the confidence and wild card in sights, but will they deal MadBum and Smith?

sfgate.com photo: San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner works against the New York Mets during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 18, 2019, in San Francisco. On the SF Giants podcast with Michael: #1 San Francisco Giants centerfielder Kevin Pillar said that the team has confidence and belief, which would also beContinue reading “San Francisco Giants podcast with Michael Duca: Giants have the confidence and wild card in sights, but will they deal MadBum and Smith?”

Giants extend streak in marathon vs. Mets

Photo credit: @SFGiants By Jeremy Harness SAN FRANCISCO – Madison Bumgarner threw what should have been a complete-game statement win, giving up only one run on five hits and stifling a Mets team that rolled into Oracle Park riding a four-game winning streak. #MadBum 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/6pVqvLMeBX — SFGiants (@SFGiants) July 19, 2019 Because the GiantsContinue reading “Giants extend streak in marathon vs. Mets”